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    I got into the habit of removing the spool of...

    I got into the habit of removing the spool of filament and placing it in a vacuum bag. These are the bags used to store clothing in which you remove a cap on a valve and use a vacuum cleaner to suck...
  2. Don't own one yet but they are one of the best...

    Don't own one yet but they are one of the best for the money, made in Europe, well supported, and all quality units, let your budget and other previously mentioned specs and needs determine what...
  3. Look at the Prusa line of printers, they are well...

    Look at the Prusa line of printers, they are well made and well supported.
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    I am sure you have already seen this but this...

    I am sure you have already seen this but this could be helpful https://youtu.be/W6U-u0wBdfQ
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    I own a MakerGear M2 and am very happy with it....

    I own a MakerGear M2 and am very happy with it. However, if I ever add a second printer it will be a Prusa as other owners of M2 machine that doe make a living with them say the Prusa are on par if...
  6. most 3D printing .. is landfill waiting to happen...

    most 3D printing .. is landfill waiting to happen :-) It's plastic, how long does one really keep plastic nicknacks to hang around before being tossed in the trash. Mechanical parts like mounts...
  7. I see that a lot on this board.. I assume it is...

    I see that a lot on this board.. I assume it is AI, Curios Aardvark has suggested it is folks that do not speak English as their primary language... I vote AI .. they have to learn someplace.. :-)
  8. I think that was a AI bot replying .. first post,...

    I think that was a AI bot replying .. first post, talking about a Xerox printer
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    I do not like the PLA the black sucks the white...

    I do not like the PLA the black sucks the white is ok.. the ABS is my favorite, especially the natural.. I tired another supplier near them since there stuff is rebranded.. but have not had a chance...
  10. can not glue nylon.. would use PETG

    can not glue nylon.. would use PETG
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    eSun is sometimes under around 1.72 and I have...

    eSun is sometimes under around 1.72 and I have some Nylon that is 1.68 but never as think as what you have. Yes you should always set the filament size to the average, I leave mine set to 1.73 with...
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    You make the adjustment in the EEPROM using the...

    You make the adjustment in the EEPROM using the M206 as explained in the previous post. Once that is saved with M500 it stays that way until you change it.

    If you adjust it using the Z offset in...
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    Guess if that is the case no need to mess with it...

    Guess if that is the case no need to mess with it further but when you have time it is worth while to get familiar with the process of altering the offset at the firmware level. I believe you can...
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    see above in my previous post on altering the...

    see above in my previous post on altering the firmware M206 Z offset Here https://3dprintboard.com/showthread.php?42126-Best-filament-for-durability-as-bushings&p=132164&viewfull=1#post132164
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    Not sure how you are making changes but if you...

    Not sure how you are making changes but if you are using your slicer I do not know how to tell you to alter that. If you are using the terminal and changing the stored M206 offset than you need to...
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    if you are using a .3 layer than you Z offset is...

    if you are using a .3 layer than you Z offset is .6 too high and why you are having adhesion issues
    I can provide instructions MG support gave me when I first got may machine and realized the quick...
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    Well if you are so inclined I have attache 2...

    Well if you are so inclined I have attache 2 models that can be used to verify the your are correct. I typically have first layer height set to 100% in S3D as I don't need to compensate for anything...
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    From what i recall the OP never printed any...

    From what i recall the OP never printed any calibration models to set starting Z offset properly which could be the only thing wrong as it needs to be changed per layer height and it can be...
  19. Notice that floppy belt did you :-) Don't know...

    Notice that floppy belt did you :-) Don't know much about belt printers but a build surface that is not perfectly flat and level is going to cause some . issues.. :-)
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    Keep in mind a surface like that with all those...

    Keep in mind a surface like that with all those over hangs, is not going to be easy to print cleanly without a dual extruder and dissolvable supports..
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    Not a 2 part hing.. more like the lid on a...

    Not a 2 part hing.. more like the lid on a plastic box or other such item. It has many uses just does not work for thing you want really rigid, at least not for me. Good luck and experiment it is...
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    No, what I mean if you print a 50mm x 10 mm x 4mm...

    No, what I mean if you print a 50mm x 10 mm x 4mm part, and the try and snap it in the center, the ABS will resist bending and then when enough force is applied snap like a woodend stick. A part...
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    Let me clarify, nylons is not flexible as in...

    Let me clarify, nylons is not flexible as in stretchy or soft like TPU, it is flexible as in it bend and does not snap. It is very tough but not stiff..
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    I think it all depends on the part (design and...

    I think it all depends on the part (design and usage), printer and ABS quality. I love ABS and have not used PLA in a long time. I have been recently making small part with exacting size needs and...
  25. No, I think printing things you need and are...

    No, I think printing things you need and are actually mechanical is the way to go. This is a process to prototype, not make finished items.. You can make finished items but they are not going to...
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